New York, NY (February 13, 2014) – Parents magazine today revealed its picks for the 10 Best Caribbean Destinations for Families of 2014. After consulting with travel experts who factored in information on flights, safety, weather, costs and activity options, Parents outlined the best hotels, amenities and must-see excursions in 10 locations to help families plan the perfect vacation.

The full list of winners appears in the March 2014 issue of Parents magazine, on newsstands February 11, and online at

“The Caribbean offers a beautiful and fun backdrop for families to spend time together, and we pinpointed spots that were both affordable and offered activities that parents and kids could enjoy,” said Dana Points, Editor-in-Chief, Parents.

The 10 Best Caribbean Destinations of 2014 according to Parents magazine are:

1.       Turks and Caicos

2.       Jamaica

3.       Saint Lucia

4.       Dominican Republic

5.       Puerto Rico

6.       Cayman Islands

7.       Bahamas

8.       Barbados

9.       Mexico

10.   U.S. Virgin Islands


About Parents

Parents was founded in 1926 and, along with American BabyFamilyFun, and Ser Padres, makes up The Meredith Parents Network portfolio of parenthood brands.   Parents is the leading voice for a community of more than 15 million moms who are engaged and inspired by the brand’s trusted content. In turn, these moms enlighten and inspire others by joining ongoing conversations about parenthood via as well through Parents’ robust presence on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr.  Parents is dedicated to engaging and inspiring moms with the information they need, wherever they go.


For more information about Parents, contact:

Meghan Heide at or 212.551.7072.


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